Basic Site Details

Name: Sick Children's Dispensary
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 12,510.

See separate entry for Sick Children's Hospital.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow School of Art, Barnes BuildingYes 
Item 2 of 2Sick Children's Hospital, Dispensary Alternative original name

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 19,11,13, West Graham StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31882 Competition held 
Item 2 of 318871888Construction 
Item 3 of 3October 1888 Opened 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceA18821888Won competition and secured job - Sellars responsible
Item 2 of 6James SellarsArchitect, ValuerA18821888Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 6Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceB1882 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 4 of 6James ThomsonArchitectB18821888Unsuccessful competition design
Item 5 of 6(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectC1882 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 6 of 6John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceC1882 Unsuccessful competition design

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Physics Department for Western Regional Hospital Board, West Graham St0.25m
This is probably associated with the Sick Children's Dispensary in West Graham Street. See separate entry entry under Sick Children's Dispensary.

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Sick Children's HospitalSee separate entry for the separate Dispensary at West Graham Street; and for the Sick Children's Hospital at Yorkhill, which superseded this building.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriesp 299
Item 2 of 3McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp 421
Item 3 of 3Robertson, Edna1972The Yorkhill Story: The History of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children Glasgow 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News29 December 1882   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33251